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2008 Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir Dundee Hills
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About Sokol Blosser

Established in 1971, Sokol Blosser is one of the oldest existing wineries in Oregon. It started as little more than a dream, as newlyweds Bill Blosser and Susan Sokol Blosser packed their trunk and headed to the Dundee Hills to take aim at Pinot Noir. Their journey, four decades long, has been a success story, and has now come full circle, as their kids, Alex and Alison now run the estate.

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2008 Sokol Blosser Pinot Noir Dundee Hills

Producer: Sokol Blosser
Style: Red Wine
Grape Type: Pinot Noir
Origin: Oregon
Region: Willamette Valley

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87 Points | Stephen Tanzer's IWC - July/August 2011

Bright ruby-red.  Briary aromas of singed plum, cherry, musky coffee and herbs.  Ripe but somewhat loose-knit flavors of cherry, black raspberry, cracked pepper and licorice, with a touch of warmth emergin on the back half.  Plump and supple pinot, but I'd have liked a bit more energy.


90 Points | Wine Spectator
90 Points | Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate

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Pinot Noir

Adored by critics, prized by collectors, Pinot Noir is one of most tantalizing yet temperamental varietals in the world. For many wine enthusiasts, this is part of the appeal of Pinot -- it doesn't reveal its charms easily. Pinot Noir's virtue also stems from the unique characteristics of the grape. The skins are especially delicate, which accounts for the lighter color and body of finished wine. But, despite the delicacy, the best wines have excellent backbone and...
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